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Hump
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Fuzzy Wallpaper

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Post by Hump » Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:43 pm

My background is slightly out of focus. This is the only distro that does that. Is that normal?

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Re: Fuzzy Wallpaper

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Post by Adrian » Tue Feb 21, 2017 5:17 pm

Sure it's normal, all of us use fuzzy monitors... :lion:

What resolution do you get? What are your computer specifications, paste here the output of "inxi -F" (open a terminal and type that in the terminal) What's the native resolution of your screen? Is only the wallpaper fuzzy or everything else?

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Re: Fuzzy Wallpaper

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Post by chrispop99 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 5:21 pm

As always, it helps us help you if you post machine details when asking for help. The easiest way to do this is to open a terminal, then do this:

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inxi -F
You can then copy and paste the results into the code tags above.

In the meantime, from the Whisker menu, open Display and check whether your screen resolution matches your monitor.

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Re: Fuzzy Wallpaper

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Post by cpoakes » Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:14 pm

We had fuzzy wallpaper in the guest bathroom growing up. Golden velvet. I am imagining a display with the texture of velour. But then you mean something different.

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Re: Fuzzy Wallpaper

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Post by jdmeaux1952 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:59 am

I too have experienced the Fuzzy Wallpaper at times. I traced it down to the resolution and size the picture was originally saved. [I do some photography and tend to save my photos as RAW, which gives me HUGH files. Then I name and re-save at a size I can use, like 1024 x 683.]

JPGs saved at 600 dpi or lower were worst. But if I was able to take the original RAW data and save it at 600 dpi, I had a clear picture.

Just my observations.

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